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Confederate (CSV)


James W. Banning

Home State: Georgia

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 28th Georgia Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

From Meriwether County, he was commissioned First Lieutenant, Company E, 28th Georgia Infantry on 10 September 1861.

On the Campaign

He was in command at Sharpsburg on 17 September after Captain Garrison was wounded.

The rest of the War

He was promoted to Captain on 15 October 1862 and to Major of the Regiment on 20 January 1864. He was ill in the Wayside and Jackson Hospitals in Richmond, VA in June 1864 with no further military record.

References & notes

Service from the Roster 1 via the Historical Data Systems database.


1   Henderson, Lilian, compiler, Roster of the Confederate Soldiers of Georgia, 1861-1865, 6 vols., Hapeville (GA): Longino & Porter, 1959-1964  [AotW citation 19522]